256 Country Code – Uganda – 00256

256 is the country code for Uganda.

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda.

How to Call Uganda from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Uganda from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Uganda - 256.
  • Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Telephone Codes in Uganda

Landline/fixed telephone numbers in Uganda are 10 digits long (excluding any area code).

The first digits of the number are the area code. For example in the number 0414 XXXXXX, 0414 is the area code for Kampala.

Do not dial the leading 0 of the area code when calling Uganda from abroad.

To call a number in Uganda from overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Uganda (256), the area code without any leading 0, then the subscriber number e.g. for Kampala XXXXXX dial 00-256-414-XXXXXX or +256-414-XXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Uganda

Mobile phone numbers in Uganda are 10 digits long (excluding any leading 0) and begin 07 e.g. 07XXXXXXXX.

Do not dial the leading 0 of the mobile telephone number when calling from abroad.

To call a mobile phone number in the Uganda from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Uganda country code (256), and then the subscriber number without any leading 0 e.g. 00-256-7XXXXXXXX or +256-7XXXXXXXX.

00256 +256 Uganda Country Code
00256 +256 Uganda Country Code

Time Difference

When calling Uganda from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Uganda and the UAE.

The current time in the UAE is . The date is .

The time in Uganda is now . The date is .

The time difference between UAE and Uganda is 1 hour.

Exchange Rate

The official currency of Uganda is the Ugandan shilling (UGX).

Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and Ugandan shilling (UGX to AED, AED to UGX) are:

  • 1 Ugandan shilling (UGX) = 0.00103 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 970.937 UGX

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Uganda in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 42,723,139
  • 2017 - 41,162,465
  • 2016 - 39,647,506
  • 2015 - 38,225,453
  • 2014 - 36,912,148
  • 2013 - 35,695,246
  • 2012 - 34,559,168
  • 2011 - 33,476,919
  • 2010 - 32,428,167
  • 2009 - 31,411,096
  • 2008 - 30,431,736
  • 2007 - 29,486,338
  • 2006 - 28,571,475
  • 2005 - 27,684,585
  • 2004 - 26,821,297
  • 2003 - 25,980,552
  • 2002 - 25,167,257
  • 2001 - 24,388,968
  • 2000 - 23,650,172
  • 1999 - 22,952,410
  • 1998 - 22,290,780

Map of Uganda

The location of Uganda can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Uganda
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